Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training (BOSIET)
BOSIET stands for basic offshore safety induction and emergency training, a course created to assist in meeting the initial offshore safety training, emergency response training and assessment requirements for personnel new to the offshore oil and gas industry.
Included in the course is helicopter survival, emergency first aid, sea survival, fire fighting, self rescue and Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft TEMPSC (lifeboat) training. The helicopter survival training is often the hardest part.
BOSIET is the emergency training that is offered to people who work in an offshore facility or are about to join offshore vessels, it is a very simple training program that covers all major and minor points of safe working in the offshore facility. The various aspects of the BOSIET training program can be explained below:
- The first step in the offshore training program is about Safety Inductions. This aspect deals with all the necessary steps that a newly inducted person is required to follow while working in the oil drill. Points on how to react in case there is any emergency situation like fire, accidents of waste-water disposal systems and drugs and alcohol abuse are covered under this BOSIET head.
- The second step in the BOSIET emergency training about Safety and Escaping. This point covers all about training a person on how to board a helicopter in case of an emergency, how to use breathing equipment’s in case of any hazard and how to help co-workers during a critical situation.